familistic
adjective see familism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Familistic — Fam i*listic, Familistical Fam i*lis tic*al, a. Pertaining to Familists. Baxter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • familistic — |famə|listik adjective Etymology: familist + ic : of, relating to, or based on a family or familism; specifically : based on the family as a primary unit such stories as those of … Joseph and his brethren, and the prodigal son had a direct… …   Useful english dictionary

  • familistic — adjective pertaining to familism …   Wiktionary

  • familistic — fam·i·lis·tic …   English syllables

  • Familistical — Familistic Fam i*listic, Familistical Fam i*lis tic*al, a. Pertaining to Familists. Baxter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • familism — noun Date: 1925 a social pattern in which the family assumes a position of ascendance over individual interests • familistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Paternalism — refers usually to an attitude or a policy stemming from the hierarchic pattern of a family based on patriarchy, that is, there is a figurehead (the father, pater in Latin) that makes decisions on behalf of others (the children ) for their own… …   Wikipedia

  • Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn — Erik Maria Ritter von Kuehnelt Leddihn (July 31 1909 ndash;May 26 1999) was an Austrian Catholic aristocrat intellectual who described himself as an extreme conservative arch liberal. Kuehnelt Leddihn often argued that majority rule in… …   Wikipedia

  • Family as a model for the state — The family as a model for the organization of the state is a theory of political philosophy. It either explains the structure of certain kinds of state in terms of the structure of the family (as a model or as a claim about the historical growth… …   Wikipedia

  • familism — familist, n. familistic, adj. /fam euh liz euhm/, n. Sociol. the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family. [1635 45; FAMIL(Y)… …   Universalium

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